The question is whether Justin Trudeau will continue the previous Conservative government’s agenda of extraction and pipeline construction. Based on the Liberals’ campaign promises, Canada is not about to see a complete 180.
There is something cinematic about Trudeau, who grew up at the prime ministerial residence in Ottawa shaking hands with the likes of Margaret Thatcher and Fidel Castro, returning to his old stomping grounds.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau defied early critics and polls to lead his party to a shockingly strong win in the longest Canadian election in over 100 years.
"We love you, Stephen Harper!" one woman cried several times. And then it was over. Harper shook some hands and walked off the stage, as his reign as prime minister of Canada came to an end.
It's the end of an era, with Stephen Harper's Conservative government losing its majority grip on Canada's Parliament. He will be stepping down as leader of the party.
John Oliver explicitly told Canadians not to vote for Stephen Harper last night, but he technically wasn’t “inducing” votes and therefore won’t be punished under an obscure Canadian law.
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Polling firm Forum Research's latest survey shows Justin Trudeau’s party is at 40 percent support, compared to 30 percent for the ruling Conservatives, and 20 percent for the NDP.
Rob Ford, who is now a city councillor, hosted a last-minute rally for Prime Minister Stephen Harper to help shore up votes from his devoted political following ahead of the Oct. 19 election.
With less than 24 hours until ballots are cast, as pundits speculate about the possibility of a Liberal-NDP coalition against a Conservative minority, the two parties continue to fight hard ground wars.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau has vowed to legalize marijuana for regular use “right away” if elected — a policy the ruling Conservatives allege is naive and will ruin society.